At The Aiken Regional Medical Centers Blog you'll find information you can use to improve your overall health and well-being, and stories about our amazing patients and Healthcare Heroes serving our community.

Help Prevent Suicide

September 21, 2021

Know the signs that someone might be at risk.

Diagnosing and Treating Brain Tumors

August 24, 2021

Neurosurgeon Joshua T. Prickett, DO, shares insight on the multidisciplinary approach used by the neurology team.   

Graduate Nurse Externs Share Their Stories of Success

August 3, 2021

Hear from the first four nursing students who recently graduated from the Aiken Regional Mentoring Consortium Nurse Externship Program as they share their experiences.

Heart Monitoring from the Comfort of Home

May 25, 2021

“It’s very easy to use and comforting to know that my condition is being monitored each and every day,” says patient Patrick Casey of Aiken.

‘I Knocked on Heaven’s Door, and They Turned Me Away’

March 5, 2021

An Aiken resident tells her story of survival and recovery after experiencing a heart attack, thanks to Aiken Regional Medical Centers.

How to Treat and Prevent Migraines

December 10, 2020

More than 36 million Americans suffer from migraines. Learn more about treatment for this disabling condition.

Staying Healthy During Flu Season with COVID-19

November 12, 2020

While each flu season is different, the seasonal flu vaccine protects against the influenza virus that scientists believe will be most common during the upcoming flu season.

No One Fights Alone

October 21, 2020

We Are Living Hope highlights the stories of four courageous women diagnosed with breast cancer and their brave fight for their lives.

A New Approach to Treating Heart Failure

June 12, 2020

New clinic treats acute and chronic heart failure, which can prevent hospital admission and improve quality of life.

Ask the Doctor: Getting the Lowdown on Sepsis

June 10, 2020

Internal Medicine Physician Bhagyashree Shastri, MD, answers frequently asked questions about sepsis and when to get help.

For Life’s Emergencies, Big and Small

June 8, 2020

Internal Medicine Physician Bhagyashree Shastri, MD, answers frequently asked questions about sepsis and when to get help.

A Big 'Thank You' for Supporting Our Team

June 5, 2020

Local organizations, companies and individuals contribute food, supplies and messages of encouragement for our team during the COVID-19 pandemic.